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Walmart shopper accused of making more than 1,000 fake returns

A 23-year-old Walmart shopper is accused of making fraudulent returns at more than 1,000 of the chain's stores across the country.

More black women are running startups, but their funding still lags

The number of black women who have founded tech startups has more than doubled since 2016, a new report found. Now for the bad news: They continue to have trouble raising money from investors.

Ford to remake Detroit's most famous ruin

If you've ever been to Detroit, you've probably seen Michigan Central Station. And you've probably wondered why someone didn't just tear it down. Visible from miles around, the 18-story building has been abandoned for decades and is, literally, a mere ...

Uber targets millions of new users with lite app

Uber is making a play for millions of new users with slow or patchy internet connections. The ride-hailing giant unveiled Uber Lite in India on Tuesday, claiming in a blog post the app would use five megabytes of data, the ...

AT&T-Time Warner ruling: The media industry hangs in the balance

The trial over the Justice Department's lawsuit to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner, which will reach its conclusion when a judge announces his ruling Tuesday afternoon, is not just about the combination of two massive companies.

Louboutin wins fight to prevent red sole copycats

Christian Louboutin has claimed victory in a legal battle over its signature red-soled shoes. The European Union's top court backed the fashion brand in a decision on Tuesday, ruling that its use of the iconic red color means that its ...

Discover will pay for its employees to earn a college degree

Discover is offering its workers a new perk: A free college degree. Employees can choose from seven business or computer science-related bachelor's degrees selected at three universities. Discover will cover the cost of tuition, fees and books and supplies needed ...

Starbucks Incident Prompts Philadelphia Police Department to Implement New De-Escalation Policy in Trespass Cases

The Philadelphia Police Department has issued a new policy prompted by the controversial arrests of two black men at a Center City Starbucks in April.

Amazon said it pushed Chinese factory for reforms before report published

Amazon said it has called on a supplier to clean up its act at a Chinese factory where a watchdog group says it observed harsh conditions and mistreatment of workers.

Maker of Jack Daniel's worried about impact of trade war

(CNN Money) -- The maker of Jack Daniel's says tariffs are making it difficult to plan for the future. The company, Brown-Forman, reported strong revenue and profit growth for the fiscal year that ended in April, and expects to report ...

Jessica Alba's Honest Co. just got a $200 million lifeline

Jessica Alba's Honest Co. is getting a vital lifeline. The consumer goods company co-founded by the actress announced Wednesday it's receiving a fresh round of funding from L Catterton, a private equity firm that invests in various health and wellness ...

AT&T calls on more expert witnesses to undermine DOJ's antitrust lawsuit

AT&T introduced two more expert witnesses on Monday, as lawyers for the defense continued to question the credibility of the government's experts in the lawsuit to stop the telecom company's bid to take over Time Warner.

Houston Native Overcomes Tragedy to Become Youngest African-American Chick-fil-A OwnerOperator in Texas

In August 2018, 29-year-old Joe Anderson will open Chick-fil-A 45 & Almeda as the youngest African-American Chick-fil-A Owner-Operator in Texas. A Third Ward native and lover of food, Anderson was determined to succeed as an entrepreneur in the food and ...

IHOP says it's changing name to IHOb. Huh?

IHOP stands for International House of Pancakes. The chain has been around for 60 years and has used the IHOP acronym since 1973. So what in the name of a Rooty Tooty Fresh 'N Fruity is IHOP thinking by changing ...

Sugarfina, Luxury Candy Boutique for Grown-Ups, to Open in Houston, Texas

Houston will get a little bit sweeter when Sugarfina, the world’s finest candy boutique, opens the doors to its newest boutique in the Houston Galleria.

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